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On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 7:10 AM, Jayanth Acharya <> wrote:
> Was going to suggest the "hsm_statechart" library which I found on luarocks
> site, and thought to be a way to implement state-machines in lua (ala iMatix
> Libero, not sure if anyone here used it). However, came across this reply,
> which seems very interesting. Any chance of being able to post some small
> sample that explains the method to the uninitiated -- time permitting ?
> On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 6:26 AM, Andrew Starks <>
> wrote:


I'd be happy to, except that my solution wouldn't solve this problem.
I believe that Tim and D. Matt provided good answers.

Whether a single-lined function chain or a tree of functions is what
you're interested in, you should start here:

If you have more questions, post them, and I'd be only too eager to
throw in some more examples.

BTW: After some time with Lua, you'll then yearn for LTN12 example to
be implemented with coroutines, because it simplifies the design a bit
more and makes it even more powerful.